Newborn

SMA H.A.® Infant Milk

Suitable from birth. To reduce the risk of developing allergy to cows’ milk proteins.
SMA H.A.® is a Hypo-Allergenic infant milk designed to reduce the risk of developing allergy to cows’ milk proteins.

Breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for your baby, but for many different reasons it’s not always possible for all mums to breastfeed or to solely breastfeed. SMA H.A.® Infant Milk is nutritionally complete with Omega 3 & 6 LCPs. It should be used from the first formula feed onwards, either in combination with breast milk or when only formula-feeding.

Babies who have a family history of allergy (for example a parent or a sibling with allergy) are specifically at risk of developing an allergic response to the protein in cows’ milk. Most infant milks contain long chains of cows’ milk proteins. In SMA H.A.® Infant Milk these proteins have been broken up into smaller pieces, which reduce the risk of your baby developing an allergic response.

Speak to your healthcare professional if you think your baby might be at risk of developing allergy to cows’ milk proteins.

IMPORTANT: Do NOT use this product if your baby has been diagnosed with allergy to cows' milk proteins. For more information, speak to your healthcare professional.

Available in

Powder

800 g cans of powder

This product may be available/ordered through your local pharmacy.

Why SMA H.A.® Infant Milk?

Breast milk substitute
Easy to digest
Omega 3 & 6 LCPs

Formats

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    SMA H.A.® Infant Milk

    800 g Powder

    Suitable from birth. To reduce the risk of developing allergy to cows’ milk proteins.

Preparing your baby's feed

Whilst this product is made under strict hygienic conditions, it is not sterile. Failure to follow instructions on preparation and storage may make your baby ill.

 

  • Step 1

    Wash hands well. Sterilise all utensils according to manufacturers’ instructions.

  • Step 2

    Boil 1 litre of fresh tap water. Allow boiled water to cool for no more than 30 minutes. Measure the required amount of water (see feeding guide) into a sterilised bottle, carefully – the water is hot. Do not use artificially softened or repeatedly boiled water.

  • Step 3

    Using the scoop provided, add the correct number of scoops of powder (see feeding guide), levelling off each scoop with the back of a clean dry knife. Replace plastic lid on can.

  • Step 4

    Place the sterilised teat and cap on the bottle and shake well. Cool bottle under cold running water or in a bowl or jug of cold water until lukewarm. Test temperature by shaking a few drops onto the inside of your wrist.

Feeding guide

Birth - 12 months
Approx. age of baby Approx. weight of baby Preparation for single feeds Cooled, freshly boiled water Feeds in 24 hrs
Metric units
  kg Level scoops ml  
Birth – 2 weeks 3.4 3 90 6
2 – 4 weeks 3.7 4 120 6
4 – 8 weeks 4.2 4 120 6
2 months 5.3 5 150 5
3 months 6.1 6 180 5
4 months 6.7 6 180 5
6 months 7.6 8 240 4
7 – 12 months - 7 210 3
Approx. age of baby Approx. weight of baby Preparation for single feeds Cooled, freshly boiled water Feeds in 24 hrs
Imperial units
  lb Level scoops fl. oz.  
Birth – 2 weeks 7 ½ 3 3 6
2 – 4 weeks 8 4 4 6
4 – 8 weeks 9 ¼ 4 4 6
2 months 11 ¾ 5 5 5
3 months 13 ½ 6 6 5
4 months 14 ¾ 6 6 5
6 months 16 ¾ 8 8 4
7 – 12 months - 7 7 3

This table is a guide only; your baby may need more or less than the volumes stated. If you require more advice, consult your healthcare professional. Remember to feed your baby on demand. Mix 1 scoop of powder to 30 ml (approx. 1 fl. oz.) of water.
Approx. 182 scoops per can. 1 scoop = 4.4 g.

 

Important feeding information

  • We recommend preparing each feed in individual bottles when required.

  • If there is any unfinished infant milk left after feed, throw it away.

  • For older babies, made-up milk can be added to food and used in cooking.

  • Do not add extra powder or water to make the feeds stronger or weaker and do not press powder into scoop. Using too much or too little powder can make your baby ill.

  • Never add any food to the milk in your baby’s bottle.

  • Do not warm feeds in a microwave, hot spots may occur and cause scalding.

  • Remember, cows’ milk should not be used as a drink during the first year.

Nutritional information
per 100 ml prepared feed
Nutritional information
  Typical values
Energy 280 kj 67 kcal
Fat 3.4 g
of which, saturates 1 g
of which, unsaturates 2.4 g
Carbohydrate 7.8 g
of which, sugars 7.8 g
Protein 1.3 g
Salt* (=Sodium x 2.5) 0.07 g
*Salt is calculated as sodium x 2.5. Sodium is present for nutritional purposes.
Nutritional information
per 100 ml prepared feed
Vitamins
  Typical values
Vitamins  
Vitamin A 67 µg
Vitamin D 0.9 µg
Vitamin E 1.3 mg
Vitamin K 5.8 µg
Vitamin C 9 mg
Thiamin 0.07 mg
Riboflavin 0.16 mg
Niacin 0.7 mg
Vitamin B6 0.05 mg
Folic Acid 11 µg
Vitamin B12 0.14 µg
Biotin 1.4 µg
Pantothenic Acid 0.63 mg
Nutritional information
per 100 ml prepared feed
Minerals
  Typical values
Minerals  
Sodium 26 mg
Potassium 75 mg
Chloride 50 mg
Calcium 47 mg
Phosphorus 26 mg
Magnesium 6.8 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Zinc 0.7 mg
Copper 0.06 mg
Manganese 0.01 mg
Fluoride <0.01 mg
Selenium 2.1 µg
Iodine 9.1 µg
Nutritional information
per 100 ml prepared feed
Others
  Typical values
Others  
Taurine 3.7 mg
Choline 7.3 mg
Inositol 4.2 mg
L-Carnitine 1.9 mg
Nucleotides 2 mg
Omega 3:  
α-linolenic acid (ALA) 65 mg
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)† 8 mg
Omega 6:  
Linoleic Acid (LA) 536 mg
Arachidonic Acid (AA)† 8 mg
†LCPs = Long Chain Polyunsaturates.
SMA H.A.® Infant Milk contains Taurine and Nucleotides.

Ingredients

Lactose (milk), vegetable oils (sunflower, coconut, rapeseed, palm), partially hydrolysed whey protein (milk), calcium phosphate, magnesium chloride, potassium chloride, fish oil (DHA), L-arginine, potassium phosphate, sodium chloride, L-histidine, choline bitartrate, L-tyrosine, vitamin C, arachidonic acid-rich oil (AA), taurine, inositol, ferrous sulphate, nucleotides (cytidine-, disodium uridine-, adenosine-, disodium guanosine-5’-monophosphate), L-carnitine, zinc sulphate, antioxidants (ascorbyl palmitate, tocopherol-rich extract), pantothenic acid, niacin, vitamin E, copper sulphate, riboflavin, vitamin A, thiamin, vitamin B6, manganese sulphate, folic acid, potassium iodide, sodium selenate, vitamin D, vitamin K, vitamin B12, biotin.

 

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Further reading

Have a look at our expert articles to see how you can give you baby the right nutrition for every stage of their development, from birth to toddlerhood.

Important notice

Breast milk is best for babies and breastfeeding should continue for as long as possible. Infant milks should only be used on the advice of a doctor, midwife, health visitor, public health nurse, dietitian or pharmacist, or other professionals responsible for maternal and child care. When bottle-feeding do not allow prolonged or frequent contact of milk feeds with teeth as this increases the risk of tooth decay. Ask your healthcare professional or dentist for advice. Never leave your baby alone during feeding as there is a risk they might choke.

Important advice to mothers

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life. SMA® Nutrition fully supports this and continued breastfeeding, along with the introduction of complementary foods as advised by your healthcare professional.

 

 

The best way to feed a baby is to breastfeed, as breast milk provides the ideal balanced diet and protection against illness for your baby and also many non-nutritional benefits for both baby and mother. We recommend that you speak to your healthcare professional when deciding on your choice of feeding your baby. Professional guidance should also be sought on the preparation for and maintenance of breastfeeding. If you do choose to breastfeed, it's important to eat a healthy, balanced diet.
Infant formula is intended to replace breast milk when mothers choose not to breastfeed or if for some reason they are unable to do so. A decision not to breastfeed, or to introduce partial bottle-feeding, will reduce the supply of breast milk.
If for any reason you choose not to breastfeed, do remember that such a decision can be difficult to reverse. Using infant formula also has social and financial implications which must be considered. Infant formula should always be prepared, used and stored as instructed on the label, in order to avoid risks to a baby's health, as advised by your healthcare professional.
When introducing weaning foods, remember that they need to be suitable and safe, and fed appropriately to minimise any risk to your baby's health. The pages ahead and other subsequent communications we may have with you provide you with information on infant feeding and SMA® Nutrition products, including infant formula.

If you continue you will be accepting that SMA® Nutrition is supplying this information at your individual request and for educational purposes only.

 

 

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